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Reserve Bank lifts cash rate target

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
In the first increase in more than a decade, the Reserve Bank of Australia has raised the cash rate target by 25 basis points to 0.35%. Announcing the decision this afternoon, RBA governor Philip Lowe said the board determined the time is right to begin ...

Equity Trustees wins custody, trustee mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
Equity Trustees has been selected as custodian and trustee of a major clean energy investor. Octopus Australia, the local subsidiary of Octopus Group, has awarded a mandate to Equity Trustees for custodian and trustee services. Octopus currently managed ...

CFS awards stewardship mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
Colonial First State has appointed EOS at Federated Hermes for proxy advisory services. EOS at Federated Hermes will provide engagement, voting and public policy support for Colonial First State's global equity investments. "We believe that active ownership ...

Breach reporting regime a distraction: Report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022
A survey of compliance professionals has found 67% believe ASIC's breach reporting rules distract from other issues and the greatest proportion of reports filed relate to financial advice failures. A report from CoreData, Lawcadia and Gadens looks ...

Finalists announced in 2022 MAX Awards

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
The finalists for the 28 th annual Financial Standard MAX Awards have been named, with voting now open until May 13. The Financial Standard MAX Awards highlight individuals, teams and organisations in the financial services industry excelling in the ...

Schroders RF names distribution lead

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
The head of product solutions at Qualitas is taking on a newly created distribution role with Schroders RF. Yossi Kraemer has been appointed head of distribution for the Schroders RF business, as Schroders looks to expand its local private credit business. ...

LGIAsuper reduces fees, adds indexed option

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
As it prepares to expand its menu, LGIAsuper has reduced fees across most of its investment options, including by more than 30% for MySuper members. Effective March 31, the total of investment and administration fees have been reduced across LGIAsuper's ...

Citi welcomes eight new hires

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 2 MAY 2022
Citi Australia is adding eight new recruits to its markets and research business, including hires from Credit Suisse, UBS and VFMC. Announced today, the appointments are in response to growing client demand, the institution said. "Citi is continuing ...

Investors sweat over inflation, interest rates: Survey

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
The latest data from Investment Trends shows yield expectations among equities investors are at a 15-month low and concerns over rising inflation and likely increases to interest rates are growing. A survey of active investors in March reveals greater ...

Investors Mutual retail head departs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
After 17 years with the company, the head of retail at Investors Mutual has resigned. Wayne McGauley will depart IML at the end of June, following a transition period. He first joined the firm in 2007 and has led retail distribution for the past 13 ...